Prior to his election Garth worked as a financial advisor with Edward Jones Investments. Garth came to the Vermillion area in1990 when he bought an existing farm supply business. He eventually became president of a national association called the Canadian Association of Agri Retailers (CAAR).
Garth was involved in local organizations and served as president of both the Vermillion Vipers Swim Club and the Vermillion Curling Club. As a member of both the Vermillion and Lloydminster chambers of commerce, Garth understand the needs of Alberta’s businesses. He’s also been a Rotarian for 12 years and has served as president of the Lloydminster Rotary Club.